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Reinhard Scheer

Carl Friedrich Heinrich Reinhard Scheer was an Admiral in the Imperial German Navy. Scheer joined the navy in 1879 as an officer cadet and progressed through the ranks, commanding cruisers and battleships, as well as senior staff positions on land. At the outbreak of World War I, Scheer was the commander of the II Battle Squadron of the High Seas Fleet. He then took command of the III Battle Squadron, which consisted of the newest and most powerful battleships in... Read More

Born30 September 1863
Obernkirchen, Electorate of Hesse, German Confederation
Died26 November 1928 (aged 65)
Marktredwitz, Weimar Republic
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